Keep Your Home Safe From Pests!


I have to admit that I am really squeamish when it comes to bugs. Even worse is when pests invade my home especially those huge tree cockroaches that we get in the hot summer months. Since I own an older home, then they seem to find it easier to make it into my home. I have a huge coffee table book that I had bought at a yard sale for $0.50 cents that is extremely heavy. I have made it my roach killing book. I take plastic grocery bags and tie them around the book so the book isn’t full of roach guts. I drop the book on them which instantly kills them. After my husband gets home and sees the book on the floor, then he knows he has a roach to dispose of for me. I admit it seems a little silly, but it works great for me as I hate to get near them. I am not talking about a small one either, but the ones than are at least 6″ long! YUCK! is your go-to resource for everything you need to know about bugs, rodents and other household pests. You can identify your infestation, find helpful prevention tips, pest photography and videos, educational articles on a variety of pest topics, and more.

In the fall, pests often enter our homes seeking shelter from colder weather, so it’s important to take steps to pest-proof your home. Pest issues are better handled by licensed pest professionals. They have the knowledge, training and tools to properly identify a pest species and recommend ways to safely remedy an infestation before it becomes a serious problem.

You can find a pest professional in your area by entering your zip code in the Find a Pro database on

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the National Pest Management Association. The opinions and text are all mine.

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